Born in 1985 in Tehran, MoHo Pourazizi, a.k.a MoHography is a Paris-based visual artist and self-taught photographer. His expressive images recreate moments in time, each aiming to tell a different story.
His past experience with street photography has greatly enriched his cinematic vision and eye for detail. MoHo has a dynamic ability to find inspiration in any object, but his focus lies in fine art photography and portraiture, allowing him to express the tragedy of the human condition.
His style of photography has often been described as somber, dreamlike and poetic. His insightful lyricism calls for contemplation of the raw composition of the images.
MoHo’s style of photography has often been described as somber, dreamlike and poetic.
The pictures have been embroidered with common objects that are in harmony with the person in the frame. This juxtaposition provokes ambivalent sensations within the viewer.
In Moho’s work, the characters are depicted as strongly vulnerable, at the edge of an ascension or descension. They are in a moment of epiphany, or experiencing a resurrection.
…the characters are depicted as strongly vulnerable, at the edge of an ascension or descension.
His personal experiences of depression and anxiety are embedded within his photography. MoHo tenderly reveals his secret insecurities within the structure of his work, in order to heal deep inner wounds. However, the delivery of his visual story is intentionally vague, leaving the interpretation up to the viewer.